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Revista Colombia Médica
Universidad del Valle - Facultad de Salud
ISSN: 0120-8322
EISSN: 1657-9534
Vol. 32, No. 3, 2001, pp. 152-155
Bioline Code: rc01030
Full paper language: Spanish
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Revista Colombia Médica, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2001, pp. 152-155

 es Expansión rápida maxilar. Informe de un caso
Germán Puerta

Resumen

La expansión maxilar rápida (ERM)se ha usado desde mediados del siglo XIX como alternativa para la corrección de mordidas cruzadas posteriores. Se realizó una importante búsqueda bibliográ fica acerca de la ERM, sus logros y efectos sobre el complejo crá neo-facial. Se presenta un caso clí nico exitoso donde se pudo comprobar cómo la mayorí a de los cambios citados por diferentes autores se manifestaron en la paciente.

Palabras-clave
Disyunción maxilar. Mordida cruzada posterior. Complejo maxilar. ERM.

 
 en
Germán Puerta

Abstract

The Rapid Maxillary Expansion (RME) has been used since middle of nineteen century as an alternative for the posterior cross-bite correction. In this paper it is given a bibliographical research about RME, its achievement and effects on the cranial-facial complex. A successful clinical case of RME is reported where it was possible to prove how most changes mentioned by different authors were present in the patient.

Keywords
Maxillary expansion. Posterior cross-bite. Maxillary complex.

 
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